Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

 

Thousands attend this year’s Ford Fest with Doug Ford as premier

Thousands attend this year's Ford Fest with Doug Ford as premier

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford touted his new government’s accomplishments and railed against his predecessor as he addressed cheering crowds on Saturday night at an annual Toronto event known as Ford Fest. The gathering, which has been running for more than 20 years, originated as a family barbecue and used to be held in the backyard of Ford’s mother’s home. This year’s version was held on the grounds of a recreation centre in Vaughan, Ont., and marked Ford’s first since his Progressive Conservatives won a majority in theRead More


Crowded race for Transcona city councillor includes nurse, hunter and former mayoral hopeful

Crowded race for Transcona city councillor includes nurse, hunter and former mayoral hopeful

Beth Macdonell , CTV Winnipeg Published Saturday, September 22, 2018 6:50PM CST Last Updated Saturday, September 22, 2018 6:59PM CST There’s a crowded race in Transcona for city councillor. Eight people are vying to replace long-time city councillor Russ Wyatt who won’t be seeking re-election. Steve Lipischak has been a marketing director for an automotive dealership for 13 years. He wants to have open communication with the neighbourhoods. Lipischak said the big issues are crime, roads and whether to open Portage and Main. “I am for whatever Transcona wants butRead More


Lumsden Scarecrow Festival hit with a taste of winter weather

Lumsden Scarecrow Festival hit with a taste of winter weather

CTV Regina Published Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:52PM CST Last Updated Saturday, September 22, 2018 6:37PM CST For much of Saskatchewan, the first day of fall was more like the first day of snowfall. But that didn’t stop people from going to Lumsden’s Scarecrow Festival. This festival is the town’s way of winding down the summer season, although this year it felt more like a winter welcome. “I’m pretty sure I’ve never had to have mitts on the first day of fall,” said Lumsden resident Cherie Kowalyshyn. The early snowfallRead More


Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble after tornado

Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble after tornado

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, September 22, 2018 4:01PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, September 22, 2018 4:44PM EDT OTTAWA – A freelance journalist says a group of people rescued a dog who was trapped under the rubble in an Ottawa neighbourhood ravaged by a tornado. Matt Day was in Dunrobin Friday evening, interviewing residents and trying to get a sense of the destruction caused by the twister that ripped through the Ottawa-Gatineau area hours earlier. He says he heard a commotion from people across the street as he was speakingRead More


Inside the STM’s Lost and Found

The STM's Lost and Found at Berri-UQAM

CTV Montreal Published Saturday, September 22, 2018 3:07PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, September 22, 2018 3:30PM EDT Every week, thousands of objects are lost on the Montreal metro. They can include everything from cell phones to books to briefcases. All of those trinkets end up at Berri-UQAM Station, where the STM’s Lost and Found is located. “Per week we receive 1000 objects,” said Estelle Filiatreault, an employee with the transit agency. The items in the Lost and Found vary by season. During back to school season, lunchboxes, and backpacks areRead More


Geraldo confronted about Fox News coverage of Baltimore

Geraldo confronted about Fox News coverage of Baltimore

Just before he goes live on Fox News Geraldo is confronted by a man in West Baltimore. source todays world news – Geraldo confronted about Fox News coverage of Baltimore #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Fire damages Wasaga Beach hotel

Fire at Travelodge in Wasaga Beach

Fire officials remain on the scene following a hotel fire at a hotel in Wasaga Beach. The blaze at the Travelodge hotel broke out just after 8 p.m. Friday. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to one end of the hotel. Nobody was injured in the blaze. Roads in the area were closed and the power was turned off as crews battled the blaze. The investigation continues. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feedRead More


Three arrested and 7,000 marijuana plants seized

RCMP

CTV Saskatoon Published Saturday, September 22, 2018 11:13AM CST Last Updated Saturday, September 22, 2018 11:18AM CST Three people were arrested and more than 7,000 marijuana plants were seized after a search warrant was carried out in a rural location near Marcelin. This was one of three search warrants conducted by police on Thursday as part of an “extensive investigation” into a large-scale illegal grow-operation in the Marcelin area, according to an RCMP release. Various bank and phone records, a cell phone and a laptop were seized when a secondRead More


Structural damage found during overpass repairs

Charing Cross Road

The Charing Cross Road overpass completion date has been delayed due to structural damage. The Chatham-Kent municipality says the unforeseen damage was found during repairs. It has pushed back completion of repairs to the overpass above Highway 401 until near the end of October.  The Ministry of Transportation Ontario has told Chatham-Kent that the total rehabilitation project has been delayed past its previously scheduled completion date of October 1. Charing Cross Road will continue to be closed between Doyle Line and Eighth Line until October 26. Source link #canadiannews #worldnewsRead More